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Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Essence

The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Item #: 2289529 Size: 0.27 oz

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Better together! Apply Essence's The Gel Polish Base Coat, a color gel coat, and then finish with The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat to protect, seal, and provide long-lasting, impeccable shine. Not tested on animals. No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.
Step 1: Apply the gel nail polish base coat and let dry. Step 2: Apply 2 coats of the gel nail polish and let dry. Step 3: Apply the gel nail polish top coat and let dry.
Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Butyl Acetate, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Triphenyl Phosphate, Polyester / Polyamide Resin, Alcohol Denat., Shellac, Dimethicone, Benzophenone-1, CI 60725 (Violet 2).

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EssenceThe Gel Nail Polish Base Coat
 
4.3

(based on 26 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (11)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Dries quickly (8)
  • Easy to apply (7)
  • Fast drying (6)

Cons

  • Chips easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Base coat (7)
  • Weekly (5)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (7), Trendy style (5), Budget shopper (4), Dramatic (4), Natural (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 26 customers

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4.0

Decent for the money!

By Terrappn

from Massachusetts

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Goes On Smoothly

Cons

  • Chips Easily

Best Uses

  • Weekly

Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

Last Thursday I got home with my 3 part Essence gel nail polish and I couldn't wait to get going on applying it. I put the base coat on and waited a few minutes. When I touched my nails I was surprised at how quickly it dried. I added 2 coats of the color and again waited a few minutes. I was a smidge wet still so I waited a little longer. After I figured it was dry I added the top coat. I think within 10 minutes or so my nails were completely dry.
Now for my weekend. By the next day I had chipped one nail but it was a very small chip. No big deal. Over the course of the weekend I cleaned and washed dishes. A few more nails had chipped but they were bigger chips and became more noticeable. When I went to wash my hair Sunday night I noticed that strands were getting caught under the polish and lifting it up. I did not paint the edges of my nails like they do at the salon and I think that may have a been a big reason why I had so many chips. The next time I will try that and see how it goes. Overall, for the price it's a great product.

 
5.0

Must have

By Esmy

from Casa grande,AZ

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

    I use it before all my nail polish and love it!

     
    3.0

    Love product

    By MakRaye

    from Dothan, Alabama

    About Me Classic, Dramatic, Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

    • Chips Easily
    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasions
    • Weekly

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

    I use this everytime I paint my nails and with its twin the top coat.

     
    5.0

    Absolutely love

    By Dana Jo

    from Northampton, PA

    About Me Trendy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Special Occasions
      • Weekly

      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

      Love this product to death. I bought this base coat, the top coat and a few of their gel colors. I found when I used the base and top coat with the gel colors in the line, it peeled very easily and only lasted me a day. I wanted to venture out so I used a regular nail polish I had with the base and top coat and it lasts me weeks! Feels and looks like gel that you would get at a salon. I'm a hairstylist and constantly wash hair, so nail polish chips almost right away, but when I use the base and top coat with a regular nail polish, I never have to worry about my manicure!

       
      5.0

      I will stick w/this product. It's great!

      By Diana

      from Lufkin, Tx

      About Me Dramatic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Trendy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Special Occasions
        • Weekly

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

        I love it. And it really does wear long!!

         
        5.0

        I will definitely buy this product again

        By Liz

        from Riverbank,ca

        About Me Classic, Dramatic, Trendy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

            I use this as a basecoat.

             
            5.0

            Now THIS is some base!

            By NoMIFish

            from Northern Michigan

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly

              Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

              I've tried several different base coats, and this is now my favorite. It's a little tacky, but it REALLY holds the polish well!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love it

              By Nikkie

              from New orleans, LA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                  Love it! Was able to get a full even can't and it dried fast. Lasted 5-7 days. Great for a full time working mom.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  I would buy this product

                  By AJ

                  from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                  I used this and the top coat . It made my nails look professional and lasted several days surprisingly because I had to lift and carry boxes.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great

                  By JWow

                  from Lexington, KY

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                  Great base coat

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